WordPress is the most popular and an easier CMS technology available for blogs, websites, and now even for e-commerce stores. But, what makes this easier technology easiest is the widest range of plugins which are available for almost all the functionalities you can imaging in your website.
So which ones are the best of the plugins for a WordPress website? Here, we have prepared a list of the best of the WordPress plugins. Let’s begin.
If you want to give your site desired security, increase traffic and engage readers, Jetpack by WordPress.com is the best plugin available in the market for this purpose. It’s an easy to install plugin and, it’s updated routinely. Jetpack comes packed with a number of features which simply mean you will need fewer plugins.
The top features are as follows:
- Monitoring and managing sites activities with the use of notification in toolbar
- Email subscription for the blog’s posts and comments on posts.
- Fully enabled with social networking
- Need customizing a theme? There is CSS editors that let you easily do that.
- Use After the Deadline, the proofreading service that helps you improves your spelling, style and grammar.
- Contact Form 7
Contact Form 7 may feel like just another regular plugin for forms, but it’s clearly more than that. Downloaded more than 17 million times, Contact Form 7 is a highly flexible plugin helping you manage several sites. It does also support Ajax-power submitting, CAPTCHA and Akismet spam filtering. A lot of WordPress developers have claimed that the Contact Form 7 is the best contact form plugin for its unique design, great support, consistent updates, and simple installation.
It has always been a challenge to make a best XML sitemap which is supported by all the leading search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo. Thanks to Google XML Sitemaps which crawls your entire website and then generate a sitemaps. So it’s effortless, fast and lightweight. Consider it as an essential plugin for the SEO campaign of your WordPress website.
- WordPress SEO by Yoast
Every WordPress developer knows about the plugin WordPress SEO by Yoast. It requires minimum efforts to rapidly optimizing a page. It comes packed with some of the most incredible features. Some of them are as follows:
- Premium Support
- Page Analysis
- Technical WordPress search engine optimization
- Meta & link elements
- XML sitemaps
- RSS optimization
- Edit your .htaccess and robots.txt file
- Social integration
- Multi-site compatible and lots more
Don’t worry about the spam being thrown in the comments to your website as Akismet is here to take care of this. It’s the best plugin to check all your comments made to your blog or website and determines if are spam or not. The plugin has been used in close to 21 million websites around the world. Key features include from comment status history, highlighted links, accessing approved comments and providing spam and un-spam reports.
- Get an SSL Certificate
- Activate this plugin
- And Enable SSL in just one click
So these are top 5 plugins every basic level WordPress Websites need. There are lots of others but most of them are required for some sort of advanced functionalities.
Author Bio :- James Stewart is the part of mobile app developer’s team at Mobilmindz a prominent mobile app development company which provides Android and iOS app development services in USA. She loves to write on latest mobile trends, mobile technologies, startups and enterprises.